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Tabitha

Kitale, Trans-Nzoia County, Kenya / Agriculture

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A loan helped to buy farming inputs such as certified seeds and high-nutrient fertilizers to improve her outputs.


Tabitha's story

Wonderful community of Kiva!

Tabitha, a 34-year-old mom of 3 (pictured above in her "side hustle" business), is a smallholder farmer who practices mixed farming. Tabitha’s main sources of income are crops. However, she also engages in some personal businesses to help supplement her limited income.

In Kenya, agriculture is one of the most competitive industries, especially due to the high cost of farming improvements. Such costs include the costs of land acquisition and inputs, which have always been expensive. To meet the high cost of inputs, farmers have been forced to borrow from financial institutions, which sometimes impose very complicated procedures in loan distribution. Some farmers, especially women, end up hopeless and disadvantaged.

Tabitha will use this loan to buy farming inputs such as certified seeds and high-nutrient fertilizers to improve her outputs, make more revenue, and raise her family's standard of living.

Please lend to this industrious woman.